PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy Discussion

 

PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy Discussion

Looking over the initial material on the definitions of philosophy in
topic one of the course, which definition (Aristotle, Novalis,
Wittgenstein) would you say gives you the best feel for philosophy? What
is it about the definition that interests you? what other questions do
you have regarding the meaning of philosophy? what potential problems do you see with any of the particular definitions?
Nathan Poage

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SMART ANSWER

Hi Class,

Aristotle’s approach on defining philosophy as the wonder—the curiosity that humans have towards the great unknown applies not only to the experienced elderly, but to everyone regardless of age that possesses the “desire to know.”